The American Educator; A Library of Universal Knowledge; Comprising a General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; A Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; A Gazetteer of the World; Volume 1

The American Educator; A Library of Universal Knowledge; Comprising a General Encyclopedia of Literature, History, Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; A Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language; A Gazetteer of the World; Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...Berlin; and, In 1820, had conferred upon him the diploma of Ph. D. After making the grand tour," he returned to America in 1822. He was originally destined for the pulpit, but a love for literature proved the stronger attraction. For a brief period he held the post of Greek Professor In Harvard College. After publishing a volume of poems, and a translation of Heeren's Reflections on the Politics of An dent Greece, Dr. B. devoted himself to the duties of an instructor of youth, opening a great public school at Northampton, to which he attracted a very eminent staff of professors from Germany. The intervals suved from professional duties were devoted to superintending and publishing a translation of Heeren's Histories of the States of Antiquity, and the Political Syttem of Europe and its Colonies. Between the years 1834 and 1855, B.'a great work. The History of the United States, was published, in which the subject was treated in the spirit of that advanced criticism which has reformed the style of modern historical narrative. It placed its author at once among the great writers of the age. In 1846 he was appointed minister to Great Britain, and there resided until 1849. Dr. B. has also contributed to the North A merican Review, and his articles therefrom were published at New York in 1855, under the title of Miscellanies, Essays, and Reviews. In 1871, B. was appointed minister to Berlin, which he resigned in 1874. His History of the Formation of the Constitution of the ('. S. appeared in 1882. Died Jan. 17,1891. Han'croft, in Idaho, a village of Bannock co. Ban'croft, in /mm. a town of Kowuth co. Han croft, in Antiwi, a village of Nemaha co. Ban'croft, in Maine, a post-township of Aroostook county. Han croft. in Massachusetts, a...show more

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  • Paperback | 1194 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 59mm | 2,082g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236755278
  • 9781236755278